Acute Type A Aortic Dissection with Cardiac Tamponade: Unexpected Late Survival without Aortic Surgery

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Abstract

Acute type A aortic dissection complicated by cardiac tamponade portends a lethal prognosis. We report the unusual case of an older female who unexpectedly survived for more than one year after presentation with acute dissection and tamponade. She was treated with a pericardial window and remains alive now four years after presentation. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12369(J Card Surg 2014;29:529–530)

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